01 Aug 2021

Imam Khataev – Why The Olympic Bronze Medal Boxer Needs To Be On Your Radar

For every Olympic Gold Medalist, I am going to take time and give a brief bio and context for fight fans who didn’t watch the Olympic boxing contest, but with Imam Khataev losing a heavily debated decision to Benjamin Whittaker, Khataev deserves the same treatment. Khataev, who fights like the

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26 May 2021

Meet “The Big Steppa” Khalil Coe Who Turns Pro Saturday

Khalil Coe was the biggest absence of the Olympic Trials in 2019, as the light heavyweight, Coe was one of the biggest punchers in amateur boxing accumulating multiple stoppages wins in international competition, which can best be summarized by his KO win over Julio Cesar La Cruz of Cuba to

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11 Jun 2020

Former World Champ Oleksandr Gvozdyk Retires

Former WBC light heavyweight world champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk called it a career yesterday. The world champion tallied 18 career fights winning an interim WBC light heavyweight title against Mehdi Amar, before stopping lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson in the eleventh round, the damages Stevenson would take in this bout

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20 Sep 2019

Sergey Kovalev, The Underdog, Really? – A Deeper Look

Sergey Kovalev is the most proven light heavyweight in the sport of boxing right now. His lone losses come to one of the greatest fighters the sport has seen in Andre Ward, and the first loss was hotly debated, as well as knockout loss to Eleider Alvarez, which he avenged. 

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20 Aug 2018

Umar Salamov vs. Denis Liebau Light Heavyweight Clash, September 5

On Wednesday, September 5, fearless Russian light heavyweight contender Umar Salamov (21-1, 16 KOs) will risk his IBF #11 and WBO #15 rankings when he takes on treacherous KO puncher Denis Liebau (23-2, 21 KOs) of Frankfurt Germany, for the WBO International Light Heavyweight Championship. The explosive 10-round showdown will be

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17 May 2018

Sergey Kovalev vs Eleider Alvarez tickets on sale THIS FRIDAY

Tickets go on sale Friday, May 18 at 10 a.m. ET for the highly-anticipated WBO Light Heavyweight World Title showdown between two-time champ Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) and long-time #1 contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) which takes place Saturday, August 4 at the Etess Arena at the brand-new Hard Rock

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11 Nov 2017

Artur Beterbeiev stops Knoelling en route to world title

Artur Beterbiev (12-0 12KOs) came in with heavy fan fare, but his defeat of #1 contender Enrico Knoelling to win the vacant IBF light heavyweight title vacated by the recently retired champion, Andre Ward in front of a packed house at the SaveMart Center in Fresno, CA, was not the triumpant and

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15 Jul 2017

Marcus Browne stops Seanie Monaghan in two rounds

In a battle of New Yorkers, light heavyweight Marcus Browne wasted no-time as he stopped Seanie Monaghan in two rounds in the co-main event of boxings return to Uniondale, New York. The bout which was seemingly competitive on paper was seemingly anything, but that as Browne dropped Monaghan in the

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29 Jun 2017

Joe Smith Jr. Media Day Highlights

Hard-hitting light heavyweight contender JOE SMITH JR., (23-1 19 KO’s), held court in front of a tremendous crowd of New York City media on Tuesday afternoon at the Mendez Boxing Gym ahead of his highly anticipated 10-round clash with fellow contender SULLIVAN BARRERA (19-1, 14 KO’s) set for Saturday, July 15

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03 Jun 2017

Stevenson stops Fonfara, Alvarez decisions Pascal

WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (29-1 24KOs) made quick work of Andrzej Fonfara (29-5 17KOs) as Fonfara’s corner stopped the fight in the second round of their title fight from Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Fonfara looked to press Stevenson early, but walked into straight left hands as it

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